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International Conference and 69th International Executive Council Meeting of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)
The allocation of water amongst competing sectors, particularly hydropower and agriculture, and regions within transboundary river basins remains a challenge. To face this challenge, it is necessary to put in place multi-objective modelling solutions together with complex decision support systems for policymakers. The side event will review the use of hydro-economic ...
1534284000
International Conference and 69th International Executive Council Meeting of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)
In Africa, reliance on irregular rainfall is one of the major causes of continent-wide low crop yields. In irrigated areas, the insufficient irrigation infrastructure and the lack of harmonized water-management lead to considerable water losses that is eventually translated into lower productivity levels. Irrigation systems are under pressure not only ...
28-31 Aug 2017
THEMATIC WORKSHOP - CIHEAM BARI, Bari, Italy 28-31 August 2017
Bari
The development of the water sector is crucially important to cope with water scarcity and with increasing food demand, particularly in countries where agriculture plays an important role both in economic and social development accounting for 60 percent of the total labour force. Notwithstanding the importance of the sector, productivity ...
24-25 Jan 2017
Dakar
The Land and Water Division (CBL) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Partnership for Agricultural Water for Africa (AgWA), and the Senegal River Basin Organization (OMVS) had a Roundtable to share insights on Agricultural Water Management for a common understanding of the potentials and challenges related to transboundary ...
25-26 Nov 2015
Addis Ababa
  AgWA’s Steering Committee/Partners meeting was held on 25-26 November 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two-day meeting was attended by representatives of different AgWA’s partner organizations such as FAO, IFAD, SDC, COMESA, IGAD, CILSS, ARID, ECOWAS, MAAIF Uganda, IWMI, MARHASA Burkina Faso…etc. The participants reviewed the different activities were implemented by AgWA ...
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